Jets

ROUND 12 - SATURDAY 25TH MAY

 3:00pm

         Henson Park            (Wilson Blacklock Cup)

Penrith Panthers 2024 logo 220 height
RIP Bob Lanigan, 1943-2024. (Photo: NRL)
RIP Bob Lanigan, 1943-2024. (Photo: NRL)

Vale Bob Lanigan

The Newtown RLFC regrets to announce the death of the former player Bob Lanigan who has passed away recently.

Bob played with the Newtown club from 1965 to 1968 as a winger and fullback, and also as a very accomplished goal-kicker.

In the 1966 season, when Newtown made the first grade semi-finals, Bob had the singular honour of being the highest points-scorer in the NSW Rugby League first grade competition, scoring 185 points (3 tries, 88 goals) in that year.

He later captain-coached Griffith Waratahs in Group 20 (in the Riverina Division), and also played with Dapto in the Illawarra competition and Macquarie United in the Newcastle Rugby League.

He worked as the strength and conditioning coach with the Auckland Warriors and the New Zealand Kiwis between 1995 and 1999.

Bob then became especially well-known as a popular and effective ground manager for the National Rugby League, and he was in charge of over 650 games including grand finals, State of Origin games and Test matches. The Newtown RLFC extends sincere condolences to Bob’s family and his many friends.

Image: MAF Photography

Newtown Jets Team List v Penrith Panthers Sat 25th May, 2024

Newtown second-rower and team captain Billy Burns (in possession) was in top form as the Jets ran up a big win over the Newcastle Knights. Tom Rodwell (in the headgear) is in the background.
Photo: Mario Facchini, mafphotography

Jets in biggest win of the season as they run riot in the second half

Image: MAF Photography

Newtown Jets Team List v Newcastle Knights Sun 19th May 2024

Newtown Jets fullback Kade Dykes (in possession) was in superb form on Sunday, scoring three tries, including the winning try in the last ninety seconds of the game. Other Newtown players in the photo are (from the left) Sam Healey, Jackson Ferris and Khaled Rajab. Photo: Mario Facchini/mafphotography

Jets snatch victory in the last ninety seconds of the game

Image: MAF Photography

Newtown Jets Team List v Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles Sun 12th May 2024

Newtown Jets back-rower Billy Burns bursts through the Dragons defence on Saturday. Jets centre and goal-kicker Mawene Hiroti is at the left of the photo. Photo: Mario Facchini, mafphotography)

Second half points surge puts the Jets back in the winner’s circle

Australian Mutual Bank
Front of Jersey

Petersham RSL
Back of Jersey

Deicorp
Back of Jersey, Training Gear, Socks

Invisi-Gard
Jersey Minor

John Singleton Group
Sleeve

Schofield King Lawyers
Sleeve

Coverforce
Front of Shorts

The Henson
Back of Shorts

Sydney Park Hotel
Back of Shorts

Sports Medicine Institute
Medical Services & Rehabilitation

Label Plus
Major Sponsor

Arista Technologies
Technology Partner

Newtown Jets respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the Land and pay our respects to their Elders past and present. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on and that the land area encompassing Henson Park traditionally belonged to the Gadigal people of the Eora nation.